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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with ocular bacterial infections

From: Ocular bacterial infections at Quiha Ophthalmic Hospital, Northern Ethiopia: an evaluation according to the risk factors and the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates

Variable Bacterial occurrence, N (%) Total, N (%) CORa (95% CIb), P-value AORc (95% CI), P-value
No Yes
History of ocular surface disease
 Yes 10 (11.0) 81 (89.0) 91 (100) 6.5 (3.2–13.4), <0.01 13.6 (3.8–49), <0.01
 No 80 (44.7) 99 (53.3) 179 (100) 1 1
History of ocular trauma
 Yes 14 (16.7) 70 (83.3) 84 (100) 3.4 (1.8–6.5), <0.01 4.2 (1.4–13), 0.012
 No 76 (40.9) 110 (59.1) 186 (100) 1 1
History of hospitalization
 Yes 9 (13.4) 58 (86.6) 67 (100) 4.3 (2–9), <0.01 3.3 (1.03–12.5), 0.04
 No 81 (39.9) 122 (60.1) 203 (100) 1 1
Cosmetic application practices
 Yes 7 (12.1) 51 (87.9) 58 (100) 5.3 (2.2–12.8), <0.01 4.7 (1.6–13.9), <0.01
 No 39 (41.9) 54 (58.1) 93 (100) 1 1
  1. Notes: a COR Crude odds ratio; b CI Confidence interval; c AOR Adjusted odds ratio